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Blaze Bayley

www.blazebayley.net
Blaze Bayley (Bayley Alexander Cook), is an English heavy metal singer/song writer, born 29th of May, 1963. He is best known for his time in Iron Maiden (1994 - 1999), replacing Bruce Dickinson as lead vocalist. Before he joined Iron Maiden he sang in a rock band by the name of Wolfsbane, a band that had achieved legendary status in their hometown of Tamworth in the early 1990's.

Roger Daltrey

Roger Harry Daltrey, CBE (born March 1, 1944) is a popular music artist, best known as the founder and lead singer of the English rock band, The Who. He has enjoyed a less successful solo music career, and has acted in a large number of film, theatre and television roles. Daltrey and his second wife, former model Heather Taylor, have two daughters, Rosie and Willow, and a son, Jamie. He also has a son, Simon, with his first wife Jacqueline.

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Telegraphs

“…a pop rock monster....barbed with youthful aggression. If there's a god it'll sell like hotcakes.”
ROCK SOUND “…Young Brighton lot Telegraphs know a thing or two about melody. Then they give it a spiky edge a la Biffy Clyro and, presto, a quality work of angular rock goodness.”
KERRANG! “…a great big burning ball of fire straight at your record collection…. this is a ballsy twos-up of an EP that can only lead to bigger and better things.”
4/5 - TUNED MAGAZINE ‘Across A Wire EP’ Review “…combines ice and fire, burning from the inside with steely confidence and lyrical suss”

BeardyMan

Beardyman - UK Beatbox Champion: Amongst the throng of beatboxers emerging today, there are few like Beardyman. A tirelessly innovative performer, Beardyman has always pushed the boundaries of what people expect from human beatbox, merging phenomenal beatbox skills with his left-field sense of humour and incredible musicality. After winning the well renowned Lyric Pad Beatbox Battle twice in 2004, he went on to win the title of London's best beatboxer in the 2005 Championships and the following year became UK Beatbox Champion 2006.

Everything Everything

Everything Everything are based in Manchester, hailing originally from the Newcastle/Northumberland area, as well as Kent. Their music has been described as 'surrealist neo-classical avant-pop for the digital age'. Influences include: Michael Jackson, The Beatles, The Smiths, Ezra Pound, Steve Reich and Destiny's Child. Debut single 'Suffragette Suffragette' b/w 'Luddites and Lambs' was released in December 2008 on XL imprint Salvia to widespread popular and critical acclaim, garnering support from such Manc luminaries as Stuart Maconie, Marc Riley, Dave Haslam and Johnny Marr.

I Am Kloot

I Am Kloot are a band formed in Manchester, England in 1999 by John Bramwell (guitar/vocals), Peter Jobson (bass) and Andy Hargreaves (drums), notable for their twisted, witty lyrics. Their Debut single To You on Ugly Man Records was produced by and featured backing vocals by Guy Garvey, lead singer of Еlbow. Debut album Natural History was released in the United Kingdom in March 2001 on Wall of Sound offshoot We Love You, followed by I Am Kloot in September 2003 on the Echo label.

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Cher Lloyd

Cher Lloyd, 17, is a student from Malvern, Worcestershire, United Kingdom. She is of Romany ancestry through her mother. She studied performing arts at Dyson Perrins CE Sports College in 2009. She auditioned for The X Factor twice before (when the minimum age was lower) singing ballads but it was only after reinventing herself in 2010 that she got through to see the judges. Lloyd has previously performed at holiday camps and said she gets a mixed reaction to her music. She auditioned singing the Keri Hilson version of Turn My Swag On.

Gomez

There are two bands under the same name:
1) A British indie rock band
2) An American emo band active in the early 90's 1) Gomez are an English indie rock band. Their first album, Bring It On, won the Mercury Music Prize in 1998. The genesis of Gomez was the meeting of four friends from Southport. Guitarist and vocalist Ian Ball and drummer Olly Peacock had previously played together in a local heavy metal band called Severed.

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